Example sentences for: patriotes

How can you use “patriotes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But after the war, the militia of Louis-Joseph Papineau’s patriotes became the backbone of growing anti-British agitation.

  • In the general paranoia, the patriotes even accused the British of fostering Québec’s 1832 cholera epidemic.

  • British rejection in 1837 led to riots opposing patriotes and British militia.

  • It is the family home of the controversial 19th-century politician Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the militant patriotes but also cautious protector of his seigneurial property (see page 19).

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